NKRUMAH: I am African not because I was born in Africa but because Africa was born in me. MANDELA: If the ANC does to you what the apartheid government did to you, then you must do to the ANC what you did to the apartheid government. LUMUMBA: Political independence has no meaning if it is not accompanied with rapid economic and social development. MANDELA: Part of being optimistic is keeping one's head pointed toward the sun and one's feet moving forward. LUMUMBA: A day will come when history will speak. It will not be the history taught by Brussels, Paris, Washington and the United Nations. Africa will write its own history.